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Zim Judge sworn in at SADC community administrative tribunal

A Zimbabwean judge Justice Rodgers Foroma Manyangadze has been sworn in at the Southern African Development Community Administrative Tribunal (SADCAT), according to NewsDay.

SADCAT has seven judges from SADC Member States who are appointed by the Council of Ministers upon recommendation from the Committee of Ministers of Justice/ Attorneys General. The remaining six are:

i). Adelino Fernando Muhungo from Angola,

ii). Mumcy Mji Dlamini (Eswatini),

iii). Gaitree Jugessur-Manna (Mauritius),

iv). Albino Macie (Mozambique),

v). Latifi Mansoor (Tanzania) and

vi). Sanji Mmasenono Moganeng — the SADCAT president.

Manyangadze’s timeline:

On July 17, 2013, Manyangadze was sworn in as Labour Court president

On September 29, 2021, Manyangadze took oath as a judge of the High Court.

The newly sworn-in SADCAT judges were appointed by the SADC Council of Ministers during its meeting held in August 2022 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.

SADCAT was established by a Resolution of the SADC Summit meeting held in Gaborone, Botswana, on August 18 2015 pursuant to articles 9(2) and 10(6) of the SADC Treaty.

SADCAT has jurisdiction to hear and determine labour disputes between the Sadc secretariat and any of its institutions.

This includes disputes relating to the contract of employment of staff or to the terms of appointment of staff members.

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